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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Born 1950, in Prague.

Active in Rosendale (New York).

Printmaker, photographer, draughtsman, paper maker. Installation art, artists’ books.

Women’s Studio Workshop.

Tatana Kellner was born in Prague and grew up in communist Czechoslovakia as the daughter of Holocaust survivors. After the Soviet invasion in ...

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 23 May 1874, in Drohobycz (Galicia, Ukraine); died 17 June 1925, in Brunswick.

Painter, engraver (etching), illustrator, book designer, photographer. Religious subjects, scenes with figures, landscapes with figures.

Ephraïm Lilien was apprenticed to a sign painter before studying at the school of fine art, Cracow, under the painter Matejko from 1890 to 1892, after which he returned to his home town to work as a commercial painter. Lacking the means to enroll at the Vienna Academy, in 1899 he settled in Berlin, where he became friends with Börries von Münchhausen. With other figures from the Zionist Congress of 1901 he founded the publishing house Jüdischer Verlag in 1902, publishing a great many works of art and literature on the Jewish Renaissance. Also in 1902 he published the ...

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English, 19th century, male.

Born 9 July 1830, in Ludlow (England); died 21 February 1901, in Tunbridge Wells (England).

Photographer, painter. Genre scenes, portraits.

Linked Ring.

Trained as a printer and bookseller, Henry Peach Robinson was a self-taught artist. In his youth, he painted and sketched and in the early 1850s taught himself photography. The first secretary of the Photographic Society in London, Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond, encountered some of Robinson’s photographs and, convinced of his talent, encouraged him to pursue a career in photography. Before long, Robinson joined the prestigious Photographic Exchange Club, whose roster of members included Diamond, Roger Fenton and Francis Bedford....